A funner way to play the speed dating game, this unique singles mixer at The Jam Tree gives you the chance to mingle with up to 20 people across a series of 4-minute dates. Games are the order of the day though as the DateinaDash team lay down the childish antics with painting, Lego building, twister and board games to get the ball rolling.
Fun Things To Do In Battersea
More than just a leafy enclave for yummy mummies and their screaming sprogs, Battersea has made a name for itself as one of the most socially active areas of the capital. A haven for big kids as well as little ones, the area boasts everything from Lego-building singles mixers and bizarre bingo brunches to party restaurants and quirky neighbourhood bars. Don't believe us? Read our round up of the funnest things to do in Battersea.
A pizzeria with a taste for the party lifestyle, Bunga Bunga Battersea is serving up slices and sips with a side order of sass. Much more than just a restaurant, you'll find raucous bingo nights, cocktail-making classes and karaoke evenings throughout the week, alongside their fun club experience that kicks off every Friday and Saturday night until 2am.
A chilled out bar and restaurant on Lavender Hill, Room 43 offers a great line up of live jazz performances and stand up events. Perfect for a relaxed date night, or a catch up with the gang, you'll also find a selection of unique cocktails and a menu of delectable Persian-inspired plates.
A quirky social cook-off competition, Throwin' It Down is all about food creativity and making connections. Head to Enterprise Kitchen and seek out your teammates before getting down to the nitty gritty as you have two hours to show off those cheffing skills. Teams will be awarded prizes for best teamwork, best presentation and tastiest dish.
If you're looking for a fun way to liven up a weekend, head over to Putt in the Park, Battersea's finest mini golf course. Created by a team of experts, the unique course will take you through cascades and rockeries along with curving slopes and pretty canopies above.
It's more than just the fire performers bringing the heat at this raunchy male variety show. Held at the suitably named Infernos, Forbidden Nights is all about acrobatics, aerialists and abs for days as this team of exceptionally talented men offer up the ultimate trip to fantasyland with their jaw-dropping acts and slick dance routines.
Home to some of Battersea's most eye-popping interiors, this ark of art-deco design and neon signage is also the place to be for disco brunches and bottomless Sunday roasts. On top their food events, Lost Society is no stranger to a little party as their unique craft cocktail menu and off-the-wall DJs are more than enough to keep you dancing until 2am.
Saturday at the Candlemaker always gets a little bonkers as resident bingo-caller and hot beverage aficionado Tina Turner Tea Lady pitches up to bring you one of the best brunch events in Battersea. Tuck into eggs Florentina and Sicilian bruschetta while Tina gets the crowd going with musical comedy and games and the chance to win big.
A charming, salt-of-the-earth spot down on Ransomes Dock, this unique restaurant puts focus on meat-heavy but healthy dishes. Alongside some rustic interiors, their menus front a stunning selection of eats, from beer-battered whelks to juicy steaks fresh off the BBQ.
Battersea's big kids playground, The Four Thieves offers so much more than a few pool tables and an old dart board. From retro arcade games and virtual reality booths, to comedy nights, quizzes and their epic Moonshine Raceway that lets you jump in the life-size driver's seat to race tiny cars.
It's rare that any bar wants you to act like children, but at The Schoolhouse it's being actively encouraged. Reliving the days of blazers, kids TV and no running in the corridors, this educationally inclined bar and restaurant is teaching you a thing or two about cocktails, brunch and craft beers.